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  • Sleep: Caretaker of memories, repairer of prejudice

    Sleep: Caretaker of memories, repairer of prejudice
    Learning new stuff takes sleep. Robbed of the restorative balm of slumber, research demonstrates that the human brain will quickly lose its ability to make and hold on to new memories, and learning takes a dive.
  • Shout Out: Bill Baker, options trader

    Shout Out: Bill Baker, options trader
    Bill Baker, an options trader, is a graduate of Meadowbrook School, Glenbrook North High School and Northwestern University. The Northbrook resident answered questions in the Northbrook Public Library. Where did you grow up? I was born in Dayton,...

    Area students receive National Merit college-sponsored scholarships

    Area students receive National Merit college-sponsored scholarships
    The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced about 2,200 recipients of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the finalists in the...

    Northwestern University student found dead in dormitory

    Authorities say a Northwestern University student has been found dead in his Evanston campus dormitory. The university and Cook County medical examiner say 20-year-old Jason Arkin was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon at Evanston Hospital. An autopsy was...

    Northwestern student government nixes campus tobacco ban

    Northwestern student government nixes campus tobacco ban
    Northwestern University's Associated Student Government (ASG) has snuffed out a student-led health initiative to make the Evanston campus "tobacco free." But those who proposed the ban said they hope to take their fight to the entire student body next...